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American English: /naɪt/
British English: /nʌɪt/

Translation of night in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 countable (period of darkness) the (Tales of the) Thousand and One Nights
    (los cuentos de) las mil y una noches
    at this time of night
    a estas horas de la noche
    all night (long)
    toda la noche
    at night
    por la noche
    de noche
    it was eleven o'clock at night
    eran las once de la noche
    it rained during the night
    llovió durante la noche
    she woke up in the middle of the night
    se despertó por la noche or durante la noche
    long into the night
    hasta muy entrada la noche
    night after night
    noche tras noche
    night and day to be on or do or work nights
    trabajar de noche
    last night the night before last we stayed (for) the night
    nos quedamos a dormir
    we spent the night in/at a hotel we looked for a place to spend or stay the night
    buscamos un lugar dónde dormir
    to spend a sleepless night
    pasar una noche en vela or en blanco
    to have a good/bad night
    pasar (una) buena/mala noche
    to have a late/an early night
    acostarse tarde/temprano
    (before noun) (flight/patrol)
    night depository or (British) safe
    caja (feminine) de depósitos nocturnos
    the night sky
    el cielo nocturno
    Example sentences
    • At night the sky had been swept clean of clouds and the stars were blazing in the moonless night.
    • She loved starry nights, sunrises and sunsets, the moon, snow… her list could go on and on.
    • She loved going in there at night, especially on nights that the moon was full and shining brightly through the glass sun room.
    1.2 uncountable (darkness) [literary]he disappeared into the night
    desapareció en la oscuridad de la noche
    night fell
    cayó la noche [literary]
    as black as night
    oscuro como una boca de lobo
    Example sentences
    • Into the web we went, deeper and deeper into the night and into the darkness of the maze.
  • 2 countable (evening) last night
    ayer por la noche
    on the night of the party
    la noche de la fiesta
    a night on the town
    una noche de juerga
    we haven't had a night out for ages
    hace muchísimo que no salimos por la noche
    first night (Theatre)
    noche (feminine) del estreno
    it'll be all right on the night
    al final todo saldrá bien
    to make a night of it [colloquial]why don't we make a night of it and go dancing?
    ¿por qué no nos vamos a bailar para completarla? [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Last night's Eastern Evening News has predicted that I will win North Norfolk.
    • Last night at dinner my Mother was talking about her arrangements to go down to Cork on Tuesday.
    • On Friday night Chris approached us to do a skit for all the delegates after dinner on the last night.
  • 3
    also: nights (as adverb)
    por las noches
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